Illinois Council of Deliberation

Barry D. Weer, 33°

PO Box 3695
Bloomington, IL 61702-3695

+1 309-828-6077

[email protected]

Illinois Grand Lodge

2866 S Via Verde St
Springfield, IL 62703-4325

+1 217-529-8900

[email protected]

Valleys of Illinois

State Leadership


  • Ill. Gregory L. Clark, 33° - Deputy
  • Ill. James L. Tungate, 33° - Active
  • Ill. G. Nicholas Graff, M.S.A., 33° - Active
  • Ill. Randall R. Milone, 33° - Active
  • Ill. Anthony R. Cracco, 33° - Active
  • Ill. Lawrence D. Inglis, 33° - Active Emeritus
  • Ill. Lee B, Lockwood, 33° - Active Emeritus
  • Ill. Richard L. Swaney, 33° - Active Emeritus
  • Ill. Benny L. Grisham, M.S.A., 33° - Active Emeritus

Deputy's Representatives

  • Ill. Michael E. Ehle, 33° - Valley of Chicago
  • Ill. Michael B. Myers, 33° - Valley of Quincy
  • Ill. Jeffrey W. Miller, 33° - Valley of Freeport
  • Ill. Michael C. Hinds, M.S.A., 33° - Valley of Peoria
  • Ill. Brian L. Pettice, 33° - Valley of Danville
  • Ill. Henry A. Haisch Jr, 33° - Valley of Southern Illinois
  • Ill. David MacDonna III, M.S.A., 33° - Valley of Springfield
  • Ill. Michael R. Fowler, 33° - Valley of Bloomington
  • Ill. Robert L. Millikan, M.S.A., 33° - Valley of Moline

COD Officers

  • Ill. Robert T. Trefzger, 33° - Prior, Valley of Bloomington
  • Ill. Danny J. Leifel, 33° - Treasurer, Valley of Bloomington
  • Ill. Barry D. Weer, 33° - Secretary, Valley of Bloomington
  • Bro. Gregory W. Giedeman, M.S.A. - Hospitaler, Valley of Southern Illinois
  • Ill. Sean P. McBride, 33° - Orator, Valley of Danville
  • Bro. Jeffery L. Edwards, M.S.A. - Chancellor, Valley of Southern Illinois
  • Ill. Craig A. Kennedy, M.S.A., 33° - Engineer & Architect, Valley of Springfield
  • Bro. Daniel S. Yandel - Master of Ceremonies, Valley of Bloomington
  • Ill. Donald R. Wood Sr, M.S.A., 33° - Seneschal, Valley of Moline
  • Bro. Karl J. Nygard - Standard Bearer, Valley of Chicago
  • Ill. Charles E. Mullens, M.S.A., 33° - Captain of the Guard, Valley of Quincy
  • Bro. Matthew F. Gibbons, M.S.A. - Sentinel, Valley of Freeport
  • Bro. H. Wayne Hoffman, M.S.A. - Outer Guard, Valley of Peoria

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Thursday Night at the Rite Returns for Season 2!

On Thursday, January 7, Thursday Night at the Rite makes a triumphant return for Season 2! These will run biweekly and will have a similar look/feel as to last Spring. We encourage you to check the TNR schedule in the member center for updates and hope to see you there!

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